Bram Stoker Award for First Novel

 

2009 selection

Damnable

Bram Stoker Award for First Novel 2009

by Hank Schwaeble

After being disgraced and wrongly imprisoned, special military operative Jake Hatcher finds himself standing watch against an unimaginable threat to humanity. For he?s about to discover that the streets of New...


2007 selection

Heart-Shaped Box

Bram Stoker Award for First Novel 2007

by Joe Hill

Judas Coyne is a collector of the macabre: a cookbook for cannibals . . . a used hangman's noose . . . a snuff film. An aging death-metal rock god, his taste for the unnatural is as widely known to his legions...


2002 selection

The Lovely Bones

Bram Stoker Award for First Novel 2002

by Alice Sebold

Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages. The Lovely Bones is such a book - a phenomenal #1 bestseller celebrated at once for...


1999 selection

Wither

Bram Stoker Award for First Novel 1999

by J G Passarella

The college town of Windale, Massachusetts is proud of its colonial heritage -- including the legend of a dark witches' coven dating back three hundred years. No one in Windale actually believes in witches,...


1990 selection

Revelation

Bram Stoker Award for First Novel 1990

by Bentley Little

Strange things are happening in the small town of Randall, Arizona. And as darkness falls, an itinerant preacher has arrived to spread a gospel of cataclysmic fury...And stranger things are yet to come...